By: Laura Schewel on March 25th, 2014

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[CASE STUDY] US Green Building Council

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download.jpegUsing cellular data to improve commute assessments.

Company Overview

Travel behavior associated with commercial office buildings has far-reaching environmental, health and business impacts.  Under many circumstances, occupant and visitor travel constitute the largest single contributor to environmental impacts of commercial office buildings.  In addition, commute choices regarding trip frequency, travel distance, and transportation mode significantly impact employees’ quality of life and overall job satisfaction.

The StreetLight Solution 

The US Green Building Council (USGBC) and StreetLight Data teamed up to study the use of aggregated, anonymous cellular data in characterizing commuting distances.  

Results

You can read more information on the USGBC's website, as well as access a webinar about the report here.  You can download the paper directly here.